Micrixalus silvaticus (Boulenger, 1882:496)

Forest torrent frog, Forest dancing frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ixalus silvaticus Boulenger, 1882:496 (original combination)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1882 or before

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Kadalar estate, Idukki district & Malabar, both Kerala, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Boulenger. (1882). Catalogue of the Batrachia Salientia s. Ecaudata in the Collection of the British Museum, ed. 2: 496.


Other references:

S.D. Biju, Sushil Dutta, M.S. Ravichandran. (2004). Micrixalus silvaticus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 16 February 2013.

Biju, S. D. et al. (2014). DNA barcoding reveals unprecedented diversity in Dancing Frogs of India (Micrixalidae, Micrixalus): a taxonomic revision with description of 14 new species. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.) 43(1): 1-87.


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